Randy Price Biography
Randy Price is a renowned American television personality known for working with WCVB-TV in Boston, Massachusetts. He landed this current role in 2009 after shifting from WHDH-TV where he served as a lead anchor since 1998. However, Randy is said to retire on May 20, 2020.
One unique consideration that most of his members can always testify is that Price was the first U.S broadcaster to be openly gay. Before his resignation, Randy will be nad has been telecasting live news coverage; weekday mornings on WCVB Channel 5, WCVB.com, and WCVB mobile apps.
Randy started featuring on screens in college on college radio. Later on, he went on to work with the United States Armed Forces Radio and Television service. However, this was just for a short term.
He then moved to KERO-TV, a television-based in Bakersfield, California, and moved to WTVG, based in Toledo, Ohio before getting a permanent job In Boston. Randy relocated to Boston to work with WBZ-TV from 1983 where he worked for 12 years. In 1995, he left the television due to alcohol-related convictions such as drunk driving.
A year later, Randy made a return to the screens after he joined WHDH-TV as a freelance reporter. However, In 1997, he was made a full-time reporter. Thanks to his excellent skills in the field. After this confirmation, everything else on his career rose steadily. It started with a shift to work as the morning anchor chair and then followed his promotion as the 5,6 and 11 p.m news anchor.
On February 4, 2009, Randy had his last newscast live on WHDH-TV for reasons not yet known to us. A few months later, the talented journalist was named the morning anchor at WCVB-TV Channel 5 in Boston. This is where he has been working all along.
Shifting from his career, Price is well known to England Civic and philanthropic communities. This is because of the commendable job he didi in raising awareness while contributing millions of dollars for causes important to him and his viewers. Some of the issues he was much concerned included; autism, veteran causes, Scouting, Alcohol and substance abuse, animal welfare and LGBT issues.
Furthermore, Randy has received lots of honors and awards from humanitarian and professional bodies. These include the broadcast news industry’s highest honor; a national Edward R. Murrow Award for the best broadcaster in a wide television market. He also featured in Boston Magazine as “Boston’s Best News Anchor”
Randy Price Age|Birthday
Randy was born on January 19, 1950, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States. He is 70 years old as of January 2020.
Randy Price Education
Randy attended Louisiana State University where he studied broadcasting in college radio. He then went for a short term service in the United States Air Force at their Radio and Television Service.
Randy Price Relationship|Husband
Randy is openly gay. Moreover, on January 3, 2007, he married his husband, his long time partner, Mark Steffen. This was in a ceremony held on the steps of the Massachusetts State House in Boston. The duo lives together in Kittery Point, Maine. In their home, they breed world-renowned champion American Cocker Spaniel dogs.
Randy Price Retire on May 20, 2020
Randy recently stated that his last day at the WCVB station on May 20, 2020. This comes after working for more than four decades as a journalist.
Randy Price Net Worth|Salary
We currently don’t have the exact amount Randy earns as salary. However, as per WCVB news anchor salaries, he earns between $48,774-$112,519 a year. Talking of his net worth, Randy is worth much considering his long service in the journalism career. We will update you as soon as we get the exact details.